Published in AIDS Weekly, July 6th, 2009
National HIV Testing Day aims to raise public awareness about the fact that one in five Americans who is infected with HIV does not know it and, as a consequence, can unknowingly spread the deadly virus to others. Further, it encourages Americans to learn about HIV risk factors, take action to prevent infection, get an HIV test and, if infected, seek prompt medical treatment that can keep them healthy and also prevent transmission of the virus from mothers to their newborn...
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